Hakea chromatropa A.S.George & R.M.Barker

Nuytsia 17:159-163, Figs 1,2 (2007)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Non-lignotuberous, bushy shrub, to 2.5 m high. Gravelly loam. In open shrubland.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 17 March 2008

Scientific Description

Shrubs, 0 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-55 mm long, 7-15 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, cream or pink; pedicels (6-)6.5-7 mm long. Perianth (4.5-)5-5.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil (7.5-)8-9 mm long, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles 25-30 mm long, 0 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 13-16 mm long (including wing), 0 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 21 November 2020


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Katanning, Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Victoria Plains.